A popular human rights activist and the convener of 'Bring Back Our Girls' Aisha Yesufu has reacted after the Nigerian Senate reportedly approved another $6.1 billion loan. According to the outspoken social media commentator, the 9th Assembly has turned out to be a shadow of the executive arm of government.
It was reported that the 9th senate yesterday confirmed making the immediate past service chiefs of Nigeria, ambassadors of Nigeria, the same senators that ordered for the resignation and sack of the service chiefs.
'They Are Preposterous': Aisha Yesufu Reacts To The $6.1 Billion Loan Approval By The Nigerian Senate
The convener of 'Bring Back Our Girls' group and human rights activist, Mrs Aisha Yesufu, has reacted the latest approved loan by the Nigerian senate for Mr President. "The 9th Assembly can equally approve the dissolution of the legislative arm, if the President asks them to do it, they are that preposterous!"
Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has sought amendment to certain provisions of the controversial Petroleum Industry Act (PIA). The President's request principally was on the need to review the administrative structure of the Upstream Regulatory Commission and the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority.
Aisha Yesufu a Nigerian socio-political activist reacted to a tweet on Buhari's $6.1billion loan approved by the senate. She reacted publicly in a tweet on Twitter.￼ In a Tweet replying to Premium Times twitter handle. She tweeted, "The 9th Assembly can approve the dissolution of the legislative arm sef of asked by Buhari.
In the discharge of their duties, the executive and legislative arm of government each have distinct functions. While the executive executes, the legislative arm of government is saddled with the responsibility of acting as a check to the executive, pruning the excesses and bringing to bear, the will of the people whom they represent to bear on the policies of the government. At a recent event, the speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila was quoted as saying that the National Assembly wou
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Appear before N’Assembly for budget defence, Buhari orders ministers, others. The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has ordered ministers and other heads of Federal Government’s Ministry, Department and Agencies to appear before relevant committees of the National Assembly for budget defence. The National Assembly especially its committees had always clashed with heads of MDAs over non-appearance by ministers and top FG officials at budget defence sessions. Buhari, while presenting the 2021
In a statement issued by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari through the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, the President has commended the 9th National Assembly for bringing dignity to the country. The statement was issued to felicitate with the National House of Assembly as they celebrate their first year in office. On behalf of Nigerians, and the Federal Executive Council, President Muhammadu Buhari sends warm greetings to the leadership and
The House of Representatives has ordered the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, to make public the names of lawmakers of the 9th Assembly that have been awarded NDDC contracts. Recall that Senator Godswill Akpabio yesterday accused lawmakers of being major beneficiaries of NDDC contracts when he appeared before the House of Representatives Committee investigating the NDDC. To prove beyond reasonable doubt, The House of Representatives has ordered the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator
OYO STATE 9th ASSEMBLY BREAKS REGISTRATION BARRIER FOR THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL IN OYO STATE BEAUTY PAGEANT. In their commitment to the mission of supporting youth activities in the State, the Oyo State 9th Assembly, through Honorable Fola Oyekunle, chairman house committee on youth and sports has paved the way for citizens to have equal opportunity of participating in the Most Beautiful Girl in Oyo State contest. In one of his round table chat with the organizers of MBGOS, he identified lack of funds as a m
The Senator, representing Oyo South Senatorial District has dismissed the insinuation that the current National Assembly led by Senator Ahmad Lawan, is one that has been pocketed by the Executive. He stated this while featuring on BOTTOM LINE, a weekly political programme via the telephone on IBR 92.5fm Ibadan at the weekend. The Senator who said he was hearing the allegation of the 9th Assembly being a rubber stamp from the Anchor of the programme for the first time, noted that it will be unfair for a cros
The Nigeria's 9th Assembly led by Senate President Dr. Ahmad Lawan and Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila has been charged not to forget the amended electoral act, which President Buhari did not sign into Law close to the 2019 elections. This call was made on Tuesday morning in a series of Tweets by the National Publicity Secretary of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Prince Adelaja Adeoye, via his official Twitter handle (@AdelajaAdeoye). The young politician noted that, since Buhari cited time frame, amongst other
Nigeria enjoyed democracy for the first time in 1960 after gaining independence from Great Britain. Then internal politics of interests sprang up and Nigerian Military took over, something that culminated in a civil war, before things got better again 1980. However, the Nigerian Army thought otherwise yet again that we weren't prepared for democracy with another coup. Fast forward to 1999, democracy was yet again given a shot at and since then the country has been on a steady flow of democracy with a consti
The senate president, senator Ahmad Lawn has in strongest terms debunked rumors making round that he is secretly nursing the ambition of becoming the next president come 2023. Mr Ola Awoniyi, the special adviser on media to the senate president in a press statement issued on Saturday, reacting to this rumor said, it is a mere distraction from other serious issues of national discourse, that these are some of the lies clothed in colourful adornment to nourish the false assumptions of greedy authors. The report
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has condemned growing insinuations that the 9th Assembly is a rubber stamp of the executive. Speaking on Sunday at the “Gbaja 2019 End of the Year Grassroots Empowerment Programme” in Lagos, the Speaker wondered why many Nigerians expect the legislature to be at loggerheads with the executive even when there is no need for such. According to him, “People, naysayers, critics and people from other parties have said the 9th National Assembly
While still in the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic, it has been advised that since everyone could be a potential carrier, individuals irrespective of how highly or lowly placed in the society, should avail themselves to medical screening at airports. However, it has been rather worrisome that some highly placed citizens, as seen in a leaked letter, are towing the contrary path. The letter which is confidentially addressed to the Honourable Speaker of the 9th Assembly, complains of the refusal of some members